The Kingdom: An Oratorio, Op. 51

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Novello, 1906 - Oratorios - 189 pages
 

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Page viii - And fear came upon every soul : and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
Page viii - Ye men of Israel, hear these words ; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, (which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know...
Page vii - And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God. I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams. And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy.
Page viii - Of His own will begat He us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures.
Page vii - But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice and said unto them, Ye men of Judea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words; for these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day.
Page viii - Let all the house of Israel therefore know assuredly, that God hath made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom ye crucified.
Page ix - By what power, or by what name, have ye done this? Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them...
Page vi - Wherefore of these men which have companied with us, all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
Page ix - Unto you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.
Page v - For while all things were in quiet silence, and that night was in the midst of her swift course, thine Almighty word leaped down from heaven out of thy royal throne, as a fierce man of war into the midst of a land of destruction, and brought thine unfeigned commandment as a sharp sword, and standing up filled all things with death; and it touched the heaven, but it stood upon the earth.

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